Antillophos posunculensis Anderson and Martin 1914 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combination: Amphissa posunculensis

Synonym: Pleurotoma (Clathurella) dumblei Anderson 1905

Full reference: F. M. Anderson and B. Martin. 1914. Neocene record in the Temblor Basin, California, and Neocene deposits of the San Juan District, San Luis Obispo County. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series 4(3):15-112

Belongs to Antillophos according to W.O. Addicott 1970

See also Anderson 1905 and Anderson and Martin 1914

Sister taxa: Antillophos (Antillophos), Antillophos (Rhipophos), Antillophos candeanus, Antillophos elegans, Antillophos estrellensis, Antillophos fictilis, Antillophos pirabica, Antillophos woodringi, Tritiaria (Antillophos) landesi

Type specimens:

  • Antillophos posunculensis: CAS 153
  • Pleurotoma (Clathurella) dumblei:

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at LSJU loc. 2121 (Miocene to Miocene of California)

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